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The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學

Executive Officer II (carrying the job title of ‘Contracts Officer’)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學

Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services
Executive Officer II (carrying the job title of ‘Contracts Officer’) 

(Ref. 210002NF) (Closing date: December 7, 2021) 
The appointee will (a) review, draft and manage contracts relating to the University’s research collaboration projects; (b) provide legal support in relation to a broad range of legal matters encountered in the University’s research collaboration projects; (c) liaise with both internal and external stakeholders for research collaboration contract management purposes; and (d) undertake other ad hoc tasks. 

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree in Law, or a Bachelor’s degree in Science/Engineering with legal/intellectual property (IP) training; (ii) fulfilled the English language requirements set out on the website:; (iii) an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (iv) good communication skills; (v) a responsible, diligent and proactive work attitude; (vi) the ability to work as a good team member; and (vii) a high level of literacy in computer applications, including MS Word and Chinese word-processing skill. Work experience in law firms or in-house legal departments is preferred. Experience in handling research agreements and contracts will be advantageous. 

Applicants must submit copies of certificates showing that they have fulfilled the language requirements and academic qualifications stated above, otherwise their applications may NOT be considered. 

Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement. 

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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